Virudhachalam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu

Virudhachalam Taluka of Cuddalore district has total population of 426,592 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 216,699 are males while 209,893 are females. In 2011 there were total 105,142 families residing in Virudhachalam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Virudhachalam Taluka is 969.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.7% people lives in Urban areas while 77.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.4% while that in the rural areas is 72.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Virudhachalam Taluka is 984 while that of Rural areas is 964.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Virudhachalam Taluka is 47856 which is 11% of the total population. There are 25637 male children and 22219 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Virudhachalam Taluka is 867 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 969 ) of Virudhachalam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Virudhachalam Taluka is 75.51%. The male literacy rate is 75% and the female literacy rate is 58.83% in Virudhachalam Taluka.

Population
426,592
Literacy
75.51%
Sex Ratio
969

To facilitate the administration, Virudhachalam Taluka is further divided into 4 towns and 162 villages.

Virudhachalam Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Virudhachalam Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 47,856 25,637 22,219
Literacy 75.51% 75% 58.83%
Scheduled Caste 132,645 67,177 65,468
Scheduled Tribe 2,813 1,411 1,402
Illiterate 140,604 54,182 86,422

Caste-wise Population - Virudhachalam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Virudhachalam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 132,645 67,177 65,468
Schedule Tribe 2,813 1,411 1,402

Religion-wise Population - Virudhachalam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 392,932 (92.11%) 199,792 193,140
Muslim 17,595 (4.12%) 8,837 8,758
Christian 15,368 (3.6%) 7,729 7,639
Sikh 80 (0.02%) 37 43
Buddhist 17 (0%) 10 7
Jain 72 (0.02%) 33 39
Other Religion 23 (0.01%) 12 11
No Religion Specified 505 (0.12%) 249 256

Literacy Rate - Virudhachalam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Virudhachalam Taluka in 2011 were 75.51% in which, male and female literacy were 85.06% and 65.79% respectively. Total literate in Virudhachalam Taluka were 285,988 of which male and female were 162,517 and 123,471 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Virudhachalam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Virudhachalam Taluka is 969 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 969 females in Virudhachalam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 867 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 969 ) of Virudhachalam Taluka.


Child Population - Virudhachalam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 47,856 children between age 0 to 6 years in Virudhachalam Taluka. Out of which 47,856 were male while 47,856 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Virudhachalam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 23,806 families under Virudhachalam Taluka living in urban areas while 23,806 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 22.7% of total population of Virudhachalam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 77.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 10,366 while that in rural region is 37,490.

Total Urban Rural
Population 426,592 96,896 329,696
Children (0 - 6 years) 47,856 10,366 37,490
Schedule Caste 132,645 16,135 116,510
Schedule Tribe 2,813 377 2,436
Literacy 75.51% 86.44% 72.27%
Sex Ratio 969 984 964

Working Population - Virudhachalam Taluka

In Virudhachalam Taluka out of total population, 199,755 were engaged in work activities. 70.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 199,755 workers engaged in Main Work, 28,467 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 59,841 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 140,925 96,933 43,992
Cultivators 28,467 21,067 7,400
Agriculture Labourer 59,841 33,089 26,752
Household Industries 2,834 1,561 1,273
Other Workers 49,783 41,216 8,567
Marginal Workers 58,830 26,733 32,097
Non Working 226,837 93,033 133,804

Virudhachalam Taluka Map


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